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Matrox Maevex 6100 Quad 4K Enterprise Encoder Card

Award-winning Maevex 6100 quad 4K enterprise encoder card

The Matrox® Maevex 6100 quad 4K encoder PCI Express® card is part of the next generation in Matrox’s H.264 AV-over-IP portfolio—the world’s first card to deliver quad 4K input capture and encode, supporting at least four concurrent 4K streams and recordings—simultaneously.

Coupled with Maevex PowerStream Plus software, the Maevex 6100 quad 4K enterprise encoder card delivers reliable industry-leading technology for flexible management of local or remote data, ensuring complete reach and control over the entire network.


Bus Interface PCIe x8
Form Factor Full height
Single slot
Bracket (Mounted) ATX
Maximum Number of Cards per System System dependent
Multi-Card Support Yes
Supported Video Input Formats 4x Mini HDMI (Type C)
Color Space Capture RGB and YUV 8- and 10-bit support
Color space conversion support
Chroma Sub-Sampling 4:4:4 (8-bit)
4:2:2 (8-bit)
4:2:0 (8-bit and 10-bit)
4:0:0 (8-bit and 10-bit)
Video Input 4x HDMI (Type C) with audio support
Audio Input 4x HDMI digital LPCM two-channel stereo audio
Maximum Capture Resolution 2x 3840x2160 @60Hz
2x 4096x2160 @60Hz1
4x 3840x2160 @30Hz
4x 4096x2160 @30Hz
Support for Custom Resolutions Project dependent; please contact Matrox for details
Video Encoding Formats (Codecs) H.264/MPEG-4 Part 10 (AVC)
Maximum Encoding Capability2 2x 3840x2160 @60Hz 4:2:0
2x 4096x2160 @60Hz 4:2:0
4x 3840x2160 @30Hz 4:2:0
4x 4096x2160 @30Hz 4:2:0
1x 3840x2160 @30Hz 4:4:4
3x 1920x1080 @60Hz 4:4:4
3x 1920x1200 @60Hz 4:4:4
Encoding Profiles Baseline (BP)
Main (MP)
High (HiP)
High 10 (Hi10P)
High 4:2:2 (Hi422P)
High 4:4:4 predictive profile separate plane (Hi444PP)
CAVLC 4:4:4 intra (44)
Encoding Level Up to 5.2
Bitrate Range 50 Kbps to 120 Mbps3
15 Mbps (default)
Rate Control CBR
Favor quality (optimize for desktop or latency)
Adjustable GOP size
Audio Encoding Format (Codec) MPEG-4 AAC-LC/HEv1/HEv2
Audio Sample Frequency 32 kHz
44.1 kHz
48 kHz
Audio Bit Rates Up to 576 Kbps (AAC-LC)
Up to 288 Kbps (AAC-HEv1)
Up to 144 Kbps (AAC-HEv2)
Video Compositing Yes, fixed formats including PIP, PBP, quadrant
Scaling Yes
Recording File Format .mp4
Filename Customizable prefix (optional)
Timestamp Automatic in filename
Recording Programmability Start date and time
Maximum file length
File frequency
Stored Recording Locations Shared network drive or NAS
Networking Connectivity
Network Connector 1x RJ45 with status LED indicators
Network Standard 100/1,000 base-T Ethernet
Auto speed
Half/full duplex
Unicast, multi-unicast, multicast
Streaming Protocols HTTP/HTTPS over TCP, UPnP
RTSP/RTCP/RTP (all required)
IP Addressing IPv4 support
DHCP (default)/static IP address support
Cooling Active
Product Dimensions (Length x Height) 9.02 x 4.38 inches (22.91 x 11.13 cm)
Unit Weight 304g
Operating Temperature Range 0 to 45 degrees Celsius
Storage Temperature Range -40 to 70 degrees Celsius
Operating Humidity Range 20% to 80% non-condensing
Storage Humidity Range 10% to 90% non-condensing
Operating Altitude Range 650 hPa (3,580 m) to 1,013 hPa (0 m)
Storage Altitude Range 192 hPa (12,000 m) to 1,020 hPa (-50 m)
Maximum Power Consumption 35W
EMC/EMI Device Class Class B
EMC/EMI Certifications FCC (US)
RCM (Aus/NZ)
VCCI (Japan)
KC (Korea)
ICES-3 (Canada)
Environmental Certifications EU RoHS
China RoHS
Software Included PowerStream Plus (free download)
Compatible with Maevex 5100 Series and Maevex 6100 Series
Full access to entire feature set via PowerStream Plus API (.NET 4.5 or higher, stand-alone library)
Supported Operating Systems Microsoft® Windows® 10 (64-bit)
Server® 2012 R2
Windows 8.1 (32-bit)
Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
Windows Server 2012
Windows 7 (32-bit)
Windows 7 (64-bit)
Windows Server 2008 R2
.NET 4.5 or higher required
SNMP support
Warranty 2 years
Part number MVX-E6100-4
Accessories (Sold Separately)
Optional Hardware Maevex 6150 quad 4K encoder appliance (MVX-E6150-4)
Maevex 5100 Series encoders (MVX-E5150F)
Maevex 5100 Series decoders (MVX-D5150F)
Maevex 5100 Series encoder/decoder bundle (MVX-ED5150F)
Secure HDMI cable solution (SK-SLNA-0F)

1 Requires specific source timings; contact Matrox for more details.
2Each encoding capability is independent of the others listed, and excludes any additional processing such as compositing, scaling, etc. Content can affect results.
3Maximum operational bitrate per stream is dependent on number of streams and features enabled.